What we do

The Parish Council is the first tier of democratically elected representation

  • We have your mandate to act on behalf of community
  • We are elected officials, unpaid but not “volunteers”
  • We are residents of the Winterbournes
  • Supported by our Parish Clerk

We represent the interests of the community

  • e.g. Wiltshire Council (Highways, Planning, Housing)
  • Neighbourhood Police Team
  • Development and publication of Parish Plan (2009) and Neighbourhood Plan (2021)

Statutory functions & procedures

 

  • Meetings (monthly, annual)
  • Governance (finance and risk)
  • Transparency (publications, meetings in public)

Negotiate/lobby for action 

  • Wilts Council (e.g. highways, waste & litter)
  • Landowners

Own and maintain amenities

  • e.g. QEII field, Glebe Lands, allotments, car parks
  • “Custodial trustee” for Glebe Hall

General maintenance

  • Grass, hedges, footpaths
  • Liaise Wiltshire Council, landowners

Parish Councillors

Charles Penn

Charles Penn

Chairman

Roy Judd

Roy Judd

Vice Chairman

Councillor

Nikki Palmer

Nikki Palmer

Councillor

Dr Peter Biggins

Dr Peter Biggins

Councillor

Charlie Bruce-White

Charlie Bruce-White

Councillor

 Adrian Burrows

Adrian Burrows

Councillor

 Joy Harrison

Joy Harrison

Councillor